Director Roles & Responsibilities

Why Boards Must Approach Human Capital As A Competitive Advantage

In this episode, Michael Steib, CEO & director with XO Group Inc. and outside board member with Ally Financial, shares how boards and management should approach discussions of human capital.

The Board’s Growing Cyber Imperative

When it comes to cybersecurity, directors must focus both on “protecting the house” and “protecting the product.”

Building An Effective Board-CFO Relationship

Tony Crudele, former CFO of Tractor Supply Company and current Lead Director of Hibbett Sports, Inc., shares his views on what CFOs should expect from boards and what boards should expect from CFOs.

Disney Adds Two Tech-Savvy CEOs To Its Board Of Directors

Walt Disney Co. added two CEOs with strong backgrounds in technology to its board of directors this week, bringing Oracle Corp. CEO Safra Catz and Illumina Inc. CEO Francis A. DeSouza into the fold.

Guidance For Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.

Keys To Expanding Your Board

Bringing several new directors on at one time can make it difficult to "mainline" them into the mix. Here's a better option.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.